VPN.h will block BitTorrent traffic and track IP addresses on its servers in the United States. They do this to settle a lawsuit brought against them by a group of independent filmmakers. VPN.h says users are still safe simply because the company will no longer use their servers in the US.
Film studios vs Popcorn Time
The lawsuit against VPN.h was filed by a group of film producers. VPNs are sometimes used by people to download torrents anonymously. There is little that can be done for a VPN provider, as long as you want to protect the privacy of your users. In this case, things went awry when VPN.h actively recommended the Popcorn Time app. This app is full of illegally obtained movies. VPN.h boasted that one of their IP addresses had been used to share the movies over Popcorn Time. This went down the wrong way with film producers.
Put under pressure
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